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  • Just Kids

    • ASIN: B003F1WM2K

  • Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

    "She was like a storm." ―Leonard CohenJoni Mitchell may be the most influential female recording artist and composer of the late twentieth century. In Reckless Daughter, the music critic David Yaffe tells the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how the blond girl with the guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s, a key figure in the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1970s, and the songwriter who spoke resonantly to, and for, audiences across the country. A Canadian prairie girl, a free-spirited artist, Mitchell never wanted to be ...

    • ASIN: 0374248133

  • Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words

    When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she’d first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next four decades of friendship, and it was only after Joni and Malka completed their last recorded interview, in 2012, that Malka discovered the heart of their discussions: the creative process.In Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words, Joni and Malka follow this thread through seven dec...

    • ASIN: 1770411321
    • Brand: ECW Press

  • Lyrics 1964-2016

    A landmark compilation of popular music, this collection contains Paul Simon’s lyrics from his first album in 1964 to the present, now with 2016’s Stranger to Stranger.

    • ASIN: 1501155970
    • Brand: Simon & Schuster

  • Occult Paris: The Lost Magic of the Belle Époque

    How fin-de-siècle Paris became the locus for the most intense revival of magical practices and doctrines since the Renaissance • Examines the remarkable lives of occult practitioners Joséphin Peladan, Papus, Stanislas de Guaïta, Saint-Yves d’Alveydre, Jules Doinel, and others • Reveals how occult activity deeply influenced many well-known cultural movements, such as Symbolism, the Decadents, modern music, and the “psychedelic 60s” During Paris’s Belle Époque (1871-1914), many cultural movements and artistic styles flourished-...

    • ASIN: 162055545X
    • Brand: Inner Traditions

  • John Lennon: The Life

    • ASIN: B001FA0T78

  • I Sang the Unsingable: My Life in Twentieth-Century Music

    American soprano Bethany Beardslee rose to prominence in the postwar years when the modernist sensibilities of European artists and thinkers were flooding American shores and challenging classical music audiences. With her light lyric voice, her musical intuition, and her fearless dedication to new music, Beardslee became the go-to girl for twelve-tone music in New York City. She was the first American singer to build a repertoire performing the music of Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, Alban Berg, Milton Babbitt, and Pierre Boulez, making a vi...

    • ASIN: 1580469000

  • When the World Stopped to Listen: Van Cliburn's Cold War Triumph, and Its Aftermath

    From the acclaimed author of A Natural History of the Piano, the captivating story of the 1958 international piano competition in Moscow, where, at the height of Cold War tensions, an American musician showed the potential of art to change the world. April of 1958--the Iron Curtain was at its heaviest, and the outcome of the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition seemed preordained. Nonetheless, as star musicians from across the globe descended on Moscow, an unlikely favorite emerged: Van Cliburn, a polite, lanky Texan whose passionate vir...

    • ASIN: 0385352182
    • Brand: KNOPF

  • Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III

    • ASIN: 1250081211
    • Brand: Thomas Dunne Books

  • Stravinsky: A Creative Spring: Russia and France, 1882-1934

    Widely regarded as the greatest composer of the twentieth century, Igor Stravinsky was central to the development of modernism in art, yet no dependable biography of him exists. Previous studies have drawn too heavily from his own unreliable memoirs and conversations, and until now no biographer has possessed both the musical knowledge to evaluate his art and the linguistic proficiency needed to explore the documentary background of his life--a life whose span extended from tsarist Russia to Switzerland, France, and ultimately the United States...

    • ASIN: 0520227492

  • Evening in the Palace of Reason: Bach Meets Frederick the Great in the Age of Enlightenment (P.S.)

    Johann Sebastian Bach created what may be the most celestial and profound body of music in history; Frederick the Great built the colossus we now know as Germany, and along with it a template for modern warfare. Their fleeting encounter in 1757 signals a unique moment in history where belief collided with the cold certainty of reason. Set at the tipping point between the ancient and modern world, Evening in the Palace of Reason captures the tumult of the eighteenth century, the legacy of the Reformation, and the birth of the Enlightenment in th...

    • ASIN: 0007156618
    • Brand: Gaines, James R.

  • A Song Unheard (Shadows Over England)

    Willa Forsythe is both a violin prodigy and top-notch thief, which makes her the perfect choice for a crucial task at the outset of World War I--to steal a cypher from a famous violinist currently in Wales. Lukas De Wilde has enjoyed the life of fame he's won--until now, when being recognized nearly gets him killed. Everyone wants the key to his father's work as a cryptologist. And Lukas fears that his mother and sister, who have vanished in the wake of the German invasion of Belgium, will pay the price. The only light he finds is meeting the i...

    • ASIN: 0764219278
    • Color: White
    • Brand: Baker Pub Group/Baker Books

  • Conversations With Tom Petty

    OFFICIAL AND AUTHORIZED! Tom Petty has long been seen as one of the great songwriters of American rock ‘n’ roll, as well as one of the key standard bearers of integrity in the music business. Conversations With Tom Petty is the first authorized book to focus solely on the life and work of the man responsible for some of the most memorable rock anthems of our generation.Author Paul Zollo conducted a series of in-depth discussions with Tom about his career, with special focus on his songwriting. These conversations are reprinted here with lit...

    • ASIN: B007CK0ZYW

  • Mingus Speaks

    Charles Mingus is among jazz’s greatest composers and perhaps its most talented bass player. He was blunt and outspoken about the place of jazz in music history and American culture, about which performers were the real thing (or not), and much more. These in-depth interviews, conducted several years before Mingus died, capture the composer’s spirit and voice, revealing how he saw himself as composer and performer, how he viewed his peers and predecessors, how he created his extraordinary music, and how he looked at race. Augmented with int...

    • ASIN: 0520275233
    • Brand: Brand: University of California Press

  • Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon--and the Journey of a Generation

    A groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America’s most important musical artists—Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon—charts their lives as women at a magical moment in time.Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon remain among the most enduring and important women in popular music. Each woman is distinct. Carole King is the product of outer-borough, middle-class New York City; Joni Mitchell is a granddaughter of Canadian farmers; and Carly Simon is a child of the Manhattan intellectual upper crust. They collecti...

    • ASIN: 0743491483
    • Brand: Washington Square Press

  • A Pope and a President : John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century


    • UPC: 458847368

  • Newport News Through the 20th Century

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    • UPC: 54419729

  • History of the 20th Century - The Most Important People, Events and Inventions That Shaped the 20th Century History - eBook

    The best book on the 20th Century. Read up on the most important people, events and stories with this book. Download your copy

    • UPC: 362000602

  • Stalin : The Georgian student priest who became one of the 20th century's most notorious mass murderers

    Tells the terrible story of Stalin, whose monstrous rule was directly responsible for millions of deaths, with 1,500 people a day being killed during the Great Purge of

    • UPC: 723954988

  • Plain Tales from the Raj : Images of British India in the 20th Century

    Books : Plain Tales From The Raj: Images of British India in the 20th Century: Images of British India in the Twentieth Century

    • UPC: 305149335

  • The Most Important Science Fiction Films of The 20th Century Volume 3 - eBook

    A collection of essays by the author about films which were important to pop culture and the science fiction genre. Each essay includes a complete plot synopsis, additional analyses and notes, anecdotal information and data

    • UPC: 402065876

  • Keyport in the 20th Century

    Keyport in the Twentieth Century

    • UPC: 27184564

  • Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow in the 20th Century

    Located just miles north of New York City, the Hudson River villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow experienced the highs and lows of the 20th century. The villages experienced life in a grand scale from

    • UPC: 15023704

  • Henry Ford: 13 Lessons from the Most Influential Innovator of the 20th Century - eBook

    Henry Ford was the founder of the Ford Motor Company, the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production, and an American industrialist and inventor.He revolutionized the American and transportation industry

    • UPC: 188928042

  • Nelson Mandela: 10 Lessons from the Most Inspiring Leader of the 20th Century - eBook

    Nelson Mandela was a human rights activist, anti-apartheid revolutionary, philanthropist and the President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.He is known globally as one of the most inspiring leaders of all time, standing for

    • UPC: 695090677

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    A Brief History of 20th Century Classical Music (Tetris-style)

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